Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Luxembourg instead of Lithuania, you would:

Health

live 7.3 years longer


In Lithuania, the average life expectancy is 75 years (70 years for men, 81 years for women). In Luxembourg, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women).

be 14.1% less likely to be obese


In Lithuania, 26.3% of adults are obese. In Luxembourg, that number is 22.6% of people.

Economy

make 3.3 times more money


Lithuania has a GDP per capita of $32,300, while in Luxembourg, the GDP per capita is $106,300.

be 12.9% less likely to be unemployed


In Lithuania, 7.0% of adults are unemployed. In Luxembourg, that number is 6.1%.

spend 2.9 times more on taxes


Lithuania has a top tax rate of 15.0%. In Luxembourg, the top tax rate is 43.6%.

Life

be 10.5% less likely to die during infancy


In Lithuania, approximately 3.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Luxembourg, on the other hand, 3.4 children do.

have 16.2% more children


In Lithuania, there are approximately 9.9 babies per 1,000 people. In Luxembourg, there are 11.5 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 31.0% more likely to have internet access


In Lithuania, approximately 74.4% of the population has internet access. In Luxembourg, about 97.5% do.

Expenditures

spend 11.1% less on education


Lithuania spends 4.5% of its total GDP on education. Luxembourg spends 4.0% of total GDP on education.

Luxembourg: At a glance

Luxembourg is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 2,586 sq km. Founded in 963, Luxembourg became a grand duchy in 1815 and an independent state under the Netherlands. It lost more than half of its territory to Belgium in 1839 but gained a larger measure of autonomy. Full independence was attained in 1867. Overrun by Germany in both world wars, it ended its neutrality in 1948 when it entered into the Benelux Customs Union and when it joined NATO the following year. In 1957, Luxembourg became one of the six founding countries of the European Economic Community (later the European Union), and in 1999 it joined the euro currency area. In January 2013, Luxembourg assumed a nonpermanent seat on the UN Security Council for the 2013-14 term.

How big is Luxembourg compared to Lithuania? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: Administration des Contributions Directes, The World Factbook, State Tax Inspectorate.

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